Search for dissertations about: "twentieth century"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 120 swedish dissertations containing the words twentieth century.

  1. 1. Political Science and the Concept of Politics : A Twentieth-Century Genealogy

    Author : Henrik Enroth; Bo Lindensjö; Jens Bartelson; John G. Gunnell; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; political science; concept of politics; concept of society; genealogy; Political science; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This dissertation is a historical investigation of the concept of politics in twentieth-century political science. It is set against the backdrop of the comprehensive rethinking of political concepts we are witnessing today in debates about forces like globalization, individualization, multiculturalism, and postcolonialism, and it seeks to account for the apparent difficulties in rethinking politics in similar terms today. READ MORE

  2. 2. Architectures of Life-Building in the Twentieth Century : Russia, Germany, Sweden

    Author : Irina Seits; Sven-Olov Wallenstein; Irina Sandomirskaja; Thordis Arrhenius; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; architecture of the twentieth century; modernism; Soviet avantgarde; functionalism; constructivism; life-building; Russia; Germany; Sweden; urban theory; IKEA; living space; everyday life; home; Архитектура двадцатого века; жизнестроение; авангард; модернизм; функционализм; ИКЕЯ; Kritisk kulturteori; Critical and Cultural Theory; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : The modernist concept of life-building as an architectural method for improving the conditions of everyday life originated in Europe during the 1920s. This book explores three modes of functionalism by way of a comparative analysis of both the theoretical discourses and architectural practices associated with functionalism in Russia, Germany, and Sweden. READ MORE

  3. 3. Tävlingarnas tid: arkitekttävlingarnas betydelse i borgerlighetens Sverige

    Author : Rasmus Wærn; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; architect; Swedish architecture; nineteenth century; bourgeoisie; history of modern architecture; architectural competitions; academy; profession; twentieth century;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to survey the impact that competitions have had on the architectural profession, mainly in Sweden, between the middle of the nineteenth century and the beginning of the twentieth century. During this time architectural competitions shifted from individual experiments to a regular method for selection. READ MORE

  4. 4. Conflicted Selves : Ironic Representations of Westernization in Three Twentieth-century Turkish Novels

    Author : Gunvald Ims; László Károly; Laurent Mignon; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Turkish literature; novel; irony; discourse of westernization; postmodernism; first-person narration; Ahmet Hamdi Tanpınar; The Time Regulation Institute; Adalet Ağaoğlu; Lying Down to Die; Orhan Pamuk; The New Life; Turkisk litteratur; roman; ironi; förvästligande; västerniseringsdiskurs; postmodernism; förstapersonsberättelse; Ahmet Hamdi Tanpınar; Institutet för tidsinställning; Adalet Ağaoğlu; Att lägga sig och dö; Orhan Pamuk; Det nya livet; Türk edebiyatı; roman; ironi; Batılılaşma söylemi; postmodernizm; birinci şahıs anlatımı; Ahmet Hamdi Tanpınar; Saatleri Ayarlama Enstitüsü; Adalet Ağaoğlu; Ölmeye Yatmak; Orhan Pamuk; Yeni Hayat; Tyrkisk litteratur; roman; ironi; vestleggjeringsdiskurs; postmodernisme; førstepersonforteljing; Ahmet Hamdi Tanpınar; Institutt for justering av tidene; Adalet Ağaoğlu; Å leggje seg og døy; Orhan Pamuk; Det nye livet; Turkic languages; Turkiska språk; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : For over a century, a dichotomous East–West debate has influenced conceptions of Turkish literature, threatening to reduce single works to products of westernization. This study critically reviews this discourse by investigating how it is addressed through irony in three novels from a period of forty years of the late 20th century: Ahmet Hamdi Tanpınar’s Saatleri Ayarlama Enstitüsü (The Time Regulation Institute, 1961), Adalet Ağaoğlu’s Ölmeye Yatmak (Lying Down To Die, 1973), and Orhan Pamuk’s Yeni Hayat (The New Life, 1994). READ MORE

  5. 5. Ready, Willing and Able : The Divorce Transition in Sweden 1915-1974

    Author : Glenn Sandström; L Vikström; Bart Van de Putte; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; history; divorce; marriage; Sweden; twentieth century; gender regime; emancipation; individualism; dual-provider model; socio-economic growth; de-familialization; welfare state;

    Abstract : This thesis attempts to extend the historical scope of divorce research in Sweden by providing an analysis ofhow the variations in the divorce rate over time and across geographical areas are connected to the economic, normative and institutional restructuring of Swedish society during the period 1915-1974. The thesis finds that the economic reshaping of Sweden into a modern market economy is at the center of the process that has resulted in decreased marital stability during the twentieth century. READ MORE